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# commissioner - Friday 9 March, 2018

€250k a year and policing experience 'not essential': Search for new Garda Commissioner begins

Salary can be as high as €250k a year and you get 30 holiday days.

# commissioner - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Commissioner confirms no gardaí will be disciplined over breath test scandal

O Cualáin said reviewing all 505,730 calls made by gardaí to log breath test data would take a number of years.

# commissioner - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?

The spread of gardaí around the country displays a clear imbalance according to new figures.

# commissioner - Friday 7 July, 2017

Gardaí begin 'lessons-learnt' review of Jobstown protest investigation

The review will look at key learning points, practices which require improvement, and any other issues of note.

# commissioner - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Gardaí have filled just a fraction of counter-terrorism roles they promised at the start of the year

The Commissioner has claimed that enough resources are in place to deal with a terror attack.

# commissioner - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Senior gardaí claim armed units could respond to O'Connell Bridge terror attack within eight minutes

The Commissioner today said the force is taking our national security very seriously.

# commissioner - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Fianna Fáil want the Commissioner to step down over garda scandals

Fianna Fáil want the Commissioner to step down over garda scandals

Jim O’Callaghan has said he is also losing confidence in the Justice Minister.

# commissioner - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing'

“I am not going to waste the court’s time with these cases,” Judge Patrick Durcan said in Killaloe yesterday.

# commissioner - Friday 31 March, 2017

Questions, unanswered: Scandals are 'at best, incompetence and, at worst, deception'

Although many questions were asked, few were answered.

# commissioner - Monday 14 November, 2016

Garda reserve membership has fallen 13% in four months

Fianna Fáil has called on the Justice Minister to start recruiting more members onto the reserve force.

# commissioner - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

# commissioner - Monday 30 May, 2016

Most Irish people would support emergency internment for gangland suspects to combat gun violence

The findings result from a new poll conducted for TheJournal.ie by Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research.

# commissioner - Friday 6 March, 2015

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

# commissioner - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Being a woman makes no difference whatsoever --- Commissioner

“It’s very important that we don’t stereotype each other by gender or anything else. It’s down to human interaction…”

Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?

Meet Nóirín O’Sullivan, the first female head of An Garda Síochána.

# commissioner - Saturday 22 November, 2014

# commissioner - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Crime statistics 'not an exact science'

This comes alongside the publication today of the Garda Inspectorate report.

# commissioner - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

# commissioner - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Big Phil's finally been named in the Agriculture job (and farmers are delighted)

He’ll face a grilling from ‘Ming’ and Sinn Féin before the role is secure, but the Kilkenny politician’s widely expected to be confirmed as planned next month…

My "track record of delivering" won me EU role, says Hogan

Phil Hogan’s been named as Agriculture Commisioner. His record of “being able to deliver in difficult circumstances” swung the job for him, he says.

# commissioner - Thursday 24 July, 2014

These are the temporary, Tetris-like moves being made so the Gardaí can fill 28 senior roles...

The force needs to hire 28 superintendents and chief superintendents. Here’s how the Government’s planning to make it happen.

# commissioner - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Commissioner: Gardaí seeing a "rush to violence" across society

Noirín O’Sullivan says the spike in homicides in the past year is not attributable to organised crime, but to domestic and other issues.

# commissioner - Monday 30 June, 2014

We asked these two ministers who they'd like Ireland's next European Commissioner to be*

* But neither of them wanted to answer the question.

# commissioner - Friday 4 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s been talking about revelations at the Ian Bailey case, what the new Commissioner had to say… and Brucie quitting.

# commissioner - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

GSOC: Report about gardaí illegally recording calls not sent to Shatter – but did go to Commissioner

A report outlining concerns about the recording of incoming and outgoing calls at a garda station in Waterford published last year was not sent to the Department of Justice.

# commissioner - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

IN FULL: Martin Callinan's statement on his 'decision to retire'

“In the best interests of An Garda Síochána and my family, I have decided to retire.”

# commissioner - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Minister: Garda whistleblowers should have their reputations reinstated

Fergus O’Dowd said he stood over his comments that “the whistleblowers did a fantastic job”.

# commissioner - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Whistleblower was subjected to 'bullying and intimidation'

Mick Wallace TD has said an independent inquiry is needed into at least three issues concerning An Garda Síochána.

# commissioner - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Gardaí examine practices after complaint about use of Irish language

An absence of staff with competence in both official languages of the State is one of the main factors restricting state bodies in their delivery of services to the public in Irish, according to a report.

# commissioner - Sunday 3 March, 2013

'I have given as much as I can' - garda speaks out against pay cuts

The garda source said many colleagues have difficulties with the potential impact of industrial action but they feel they are backed into a corner.

# commissioner - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Gardaí bring bank statements to Commissioner meeting to highlight cuts

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said after the meeting he hopes nothing will be said or done to interfere with the public’s support.

# commissioner - Friday 8 February, 2013

Europe's human rights chief says Magdalenes deserve State apology

The call by the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights puts further pressure on Enda Kenny.

# commissioner - Thursday 24 January, 2013

New York police try out high-tech tool to detect hidden guns

The device can detect hidden metal from a distance and will allow police officers to scan people who may be concealing a gun.

# commissioner - Monday 3 October, 2011

From The42 Talks recommence as NBA officials aim to end lockout Negotiations

Talks recommence as NBA officials aim to end lockout

Representatives for owners and players will meet on Tuesday in an attempt to reach an agreement.

# commissioner - Monday 4 July, 2011

Data watchdog received 25 election-related complaints

Over two dozen members of the public have made official complaints after politicians tried to access their personal information.

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